Month: December 2013

The men from Snowy River

Australia’s most ambitious civil engineering project teetered on the brink of disaster when, in 1961, sluice gates governing the flow of water from Lake Eucumbene – a key element in the Snowy Mountains hydro-electric scheme to divert the course of… Read More ›

The things we do for love

According to a recent statistical survey, forty percent of the world’s adult population are, at any one time, actively engaged in the search for a suitable partner while another forty percent are anxiously trying to remove themselves from a relationship… Read More ›

Bill Fitzgerald – Navy diver

The following interview was first published in Scuba Diver Magazine in December 1998. —————– A member of the original group selected, in 1955, for the Royal Australian Navy’s first Clearance Diver Course, Bill Fitzgerald’s life has encompassed all aspects of… Read More ›

Wings Stocks – wreck hunter

The following interview – one of a series profiling influential and often little known diving personalities – first appeared in the December/January 2002 of Asian Diver Magazine. ——————- A veteran of diving’s ‘technical revolution’, Wings Stocks is an accomplished exploration… Read More ›